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Richmond Hill United Church

10201 Yonge Street

Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B2

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This World AIDS Day, we invite York Region community members to join us for Courageous Conversations.

About this Event

We are in the year 2019 and stigma remains one of the biggest barriers to attaining health and wellness for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Courageous Conversations to challenge the prevalent stigma against HIV/AIDS. We will also shine light on the multiple intersections of stigma and shame as it relates to substance use, race, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We will explore how these layers of discrimination impact community health.

The late afternoon will also feature performances, commemorative messages, and a candlelight vigil honouring people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS across the globe.

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  • 3:00-3:30 PM – Meet & Greet
  • 3:30 PM-4:30 PM – Courageous Conversations
  • 3:30 PM-5:30 PM – Performances/Commemorative Messages
  • 5:30 PM – Candlelight vigil
  • 6:00 PM – Closing

Light snacks & refreshments will be served

This is a FREE event and all from the community are welcome.

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Richmond Hill United Church

10201 Yonge Street

Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B2

Canada

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